News - Pacific and General
29 May 2017
Youth workers from the Pacific say that it's vital young people in the region feel empowered, and included as valued members of society. A group from the Ola Fou programme was in...
29 May 2017
Future disaster losses represent an existential threat to small island states, undermining efforts to eradicate poverty and build resilient cities and communities
If you scroll your way down through the full list of approximately 57 Small Island Developing States, or SIDS, it reads like a roll call for prevention, resilience and recovery from recent...
22 May 2017
Delegates from 26 countries gather in Auckland from today to plan effective search and rescue practices across the Pacific. This is the first time New Zealand has hosted the event as...
3 May 2017
Manu Tuilagi has called for greater support for Pacific Islands stars in Europe, to end the kind of honest mistakes that almost saw him deported from the UK in 2010. England centre Tuilagi has...
13 Apr 2017
Despite the political fire drawn by the ongoing migrant crisis in Europe and beyond, a senior official from the United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) today...
7 Apr 2017
A joint Herald and World Vision effort to raise money for those living in the remote Pacific has brought in more than double its initial target. Readers gave $216,000 to the Hidden Pacific...
5 Apr 2017
Tighter immigration policies have led to significant falls in the number of approved Pacific migrants over the last five years. Despite record immigration levels in New Zealand, the number of...
29 Mar 2017
Businesses from across Polynesia and Melanesia will speed-date with New Zealand suppliers hoping to have their food, skin care or handicrafts sold here. Twenty-five small and medium businesses...